power 2010

  • February 15, 2010

    It is absurd that one of Britain's Houses of Parliament continues to consist of political appointments. It is time to ditch a feudal past and have a UK democracy worthy of the name, says a leading campaign group

  • February 12, 2010

    An innovative popular campaign for radical democratic reform in Britain has reached a landmark 50,000 votes in an online poll to produce a core agenda for change ahead of the forthcoming General Election.

  • February 10, 2010

    The vote for the Power 2010 Pledge is still too close to call. There are only 12 days left - but the competition is fierce. Only the top five ideas will make it into the Pledge, and the race is far from secured - any of the 29 ideas to 'change politics for good' and challenge candidates of all parties could still make it to the top.

  • February 9, 2010

    As the House of Commons votes today on proposals to legislate for a referendum over introducing the Alternative Vote system, campaigners are urging that political reform should go deeper and further.

  • February 4, 2010

    Once in a generation, people get a chance to make radical and significant changes to the country's political fabric, says Power 2010. This is such a time.

  • February 2, 2010

    Democracy campaigners have welcomed the news that MPs will be asked to debate an amendment to the Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill to enable a referendum on changing the electoral system.

  • January 29, 2010

    Democracy campaigners have reacted angrily to news that the British government plans to bury proposals to reform the House of Commons by putting them to a special vote which means they will almost certainly be rejected.

  • January 24, 2010

    Eleven church denominations and agencies have launched a set of online resources designed to help Christians prepare for the forthcoming UK General Election - which many pundits now believe will be called in May.

  • January 23, 2010

    Apathy is born of impotence, not ignorance. Or so the amazing response to the Power 2010 vote to find the public's top ideas to fix politics would suggest with over 20,000 votes cast in under a week.

  • January 14, 2010

    Weekend voting, 'none of the above' on ballot papers and the public setting MPs' wages are some of 29 ideas to mend Britain's broken politics, that churches and faith groups are being urged to vote on in the coming weeks.